Two people have been confirmed dead in an accident involving a Benz tipper truck with registration number NR 2160 – F and a saloon car with registration number GE 4126-11 on the Yapei – Tamale road.
The saloon car which has two people on board collided head on with the Tipper truck.
Both vehicles caught fire and burnt beyond repairs according to information from the Northern regional police public affairs unit.
The two occupants of the saloon car both perished in the accident while the driver and mate of the tipper truck escape unhurt.
Remains of the deceased have been deposited at the Tamale Teaching Hospital mortuary for preservation awaiting identification and autopsy.
The driver of the tipper truck, Sulemana Sumanu who complained of chest pains has also been issued with a police medical form to attend hospital and report to the police after treatment to support investigations.
BY: JONAS BIAWURBI